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Zimmerman's wife files for divorce

Friday, September 06, 2013 - 00:41

Sept. 6 - Lawyers say the wife of the Florida neighbourhood watchman who was acquitted of killing an unarmed teenager in the U.S. is divorcing him. Sarah Toms reports

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The latest saga in a case that captivated the U.S. from coast to coast.... George Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting an unarmed teenager dead in Florida.... His freedom ignited sensitive issues of race, gun and self defence laws, polarising the nation. Now it's his wife's turn to appear in court. Shellie Zimmerman has been sentenced to one year's probabation for lying about the assets they had while a judge was determining her husband's bail. The trial put a strain on her six year marriage to Zimmerman. Lawyers say she filed for divorce less than two months after her husband's trial.

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Zimmerman's wife files for divorce

Friday, September 06, 2013 - 00:41